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Delete policy considered harmful [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change the way really old questions are deleted Look guys, this is nuts. Here's a question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/292338/which-are-the-most-important-math-...
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Recent Reputation History Changes

Update (March, 2012): This has been rolled out to all sites in the network. Behind the scenes we've been hard at work making some changes to how we track reputation. Here are some of the issues we'...
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Building an archive of deleted questions

Back when the first discussion about deleted questions came up, I promised to look into building an official unofficial read-only archive for good deleted SE content. I had a plan to build something ...
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Deleted posts should not influence reputation

A major change was suddenly introduced in the way reputation is calculated yesterday: if you’ve contributed something worthwhile to the site, you should keep the reputation for that even if it ...
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Is “making the internet a better place” still a useful or relevant test for individual questions?

I've become weary of hearing this phrase. I'm not completely convinced that it was ever truly useful, but if it was, I think that it has long since outlived its usefulness. To be clear, I sincerely ...
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4answers
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Do not lock old questions

So I was doing a bit of cleanup on Stack Overflow. Going through the polls tag and voting to delete the worst offenders, the ones that asked for “one item per answer”, and got it, and ended up with a ...
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3answers
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Is the don't be an ass policy still in place?

Years ago, in the days before StackOverflow was a "professional" (I laughed when I read that) place to go and get and provide assistance, there was essentially one goal for SO. The founders wanted a ...
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1answer
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Clarifying the criteria for when rep from deleted posts is maintained

According to the blog: [I]f you've contributed something worthwhile to the site, you should keep the reputation for that even if it eventually gets deleted. "Worthwhile" here is defined as, ...
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New Policy Is Draining My Affection For Stack Overflow [closed]

You might think the new policy is the bee's knees, but personally I find that my reputation is going backwards by the day with each question deleted. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/518688/what-...
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0answers
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Improve the “recently deleted” tool

The "recently deleted" 10k tool is too limited: it only includes a fixed number of deleted posts (45 apparently?) it only displays posts in a certain time-span (haven't seen anything older than 1h) ...
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0answers
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What's up with the recent close/deletes of old questions? [closed]

I've noticed recently a trend of old questions being closed and/or deleted as inappropriate. It seems that when I wasn't looking, a new sheriff rode into town and decided that a lot of borderline ...
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Facilitate finding a user's deleted content

Lots of people have lost a bit of rep recently due to the Great Rep Recalc of 2012 (as fortold by the Mayans). Personally I lost around 200, no big deal. What I would love to see is a way of grouping ...